Is there anything better than an old-timey phrase that barely makes sense, but sounds wise because someone old said it?
A Reddit user asked people to share the funniest peculiar old-school sayings that their parents and grandparents loved. There are too many great ones to count, but here are 18 of the best.
My grandma always liked the phrase "out gallivanting", as in "you wouldn't be so tired if you weren't out gallivanting all night" - Cthulhuhoop
My grandma too. She was Irish. She was also big on "lollygagging". - Lucinnda
Every time my Dad would fart he'd say "There's a kiss for ya." - RuggedMeshBlue
My dad would always say “How’d that tree frog get in here?” - Obwyn
"Be decisive. Right or Wrong, make a decision. The road of life is paved with flat squirrels that couldn't make a decision." - thestonez